Posted: February 11, 2016


 Very excited to announce that we will be joining Thievery Corporation at Red Rocks Amphitheater on May 13th, 2016! See you in Colorado.

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Seven Seas Official Music Video

Posted: October 29, 2015

Excited to share the official music video for Seven Seas Feat. Madelyn Grant.



EU Tour Announced

Posted: October 13, 2015



Excited to announce the Seven Seas EU Tour! Tickets go on sale Friday 10/16

Seven Seas Out Now!

Posted: September 25, 2015


Emancipator’s 4th studio album “Seven Seas” is out now! 

Download on itunes

Download on Bandcamp

Stream on Spotify

Order the CD

Vinyl coming soon…

New Song, New Video “Ocelot”

Posted: September 10, 2015

Please enjoy the music video for “Ocelot” off of the new Emancipator album Seven Seas out 9/25/15 on Loci Records.

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Announcing “Seven Seas” Album & Tour

Posted: July 14, 2015


Very excited to announce that the next Emancipator album “Seven Seas” will be released September 25th on Loci Records! The first single and title track “Seven Seas feat. Madelyn Grant” premiered today thanks to Noisey

The Emancipator Ensemble will be hitting the road this fall in support of the new album! Very excited to have Wax-tailor & Yppah (9/29 – 10/31) and The Real Blockhead & Manatee Commune (11/10 – 11/22) join us on the tour. Lots of new music, new stage production, and a few more surprises planned for this tour. Full Tour Dates can be found on the right hand side of this site!

A very limited allotment of Fan Club tickets are on sale now. This is also the only place you can currently pre-order the new Seven Seas album so get your tickets and pre order the album while you can!


Dusk To Dawn Remix Album Out Now!

Posted: July 8, 2015


Emancipator, continues to build on an ambitious 2015 with the release of his second remix album, Dusk to Dawn Remixes. Curated entirely by Appling himself, Dusk to Dawn Remixes picks up where Dusk to Dawn left off, offering a gorgeous and engaging listening experience through the juxtaposition of a variety of differing styles.

Dusk To Dawn Remixes features remixes from ODESZA, Little People, Eliot Lipp, Tor, D.V.S*, Lapa, 9 Theory, Erothyme, Frameworks, saQi, and remix contest winner NKLA.

Dusk To Dawn Remixes is out now via Emancipator’s own Loci Records and is available HERE

Live In Athens

Posted: June 3, 2015

Very excited to announce  “Live in Athens” which is the first Emancipator Ensemble live album. It was recorded on 2/22/14 at one of our favorite venues, The Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA.

Live In Athens is available as a free/pay what you want download from the Emancipator Bandcamp and is also available to stream on Spotify. Happy Listening!


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Valhalla Remix Contest

Posted: May 21, 2015

Excited to announce that this summer we will be releasing a remix album for Dusk to Dawn! There’s a remix for every track on the album except one, Valhalla, and we wanted to open up the opportunity to all the producers out there to take a shot at remixing it. All you need to do is download the stems and upload your remix to the Valhalla Remix Contest Soundcloud Group. Submissions need to be in by June 11th and we’ll be picking a winner shortly after. The winning remix will be included on the official Dusk to Dawn remix album!

Valhalla Stems

Remix Contest Soundcloud Group

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New Loci Records Release

Posted: May 14, 2015

Loci Records, the label which is curated by Emancipator has a new release from Stèv called “Beyond Stolen Notes” which will be released on May 18th. Earmilk recently premiered a stream of the entire album which you can check out below. To pre order the album please visit the Loci Bandcamp Page.



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